gdi32: Improve detection of symbol charset for old truetype fonts.

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Wed Nov 18 06:08:04 CST 2015

Huw Davies <huw at> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 07:24:27PM +0800, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> > Oh, so if a signing off requirement actually leads to this kind of fears,
> > then I'd say that you probably shouldn't pretend to be a maintainer.
> [Let's not get personal here if you don't mind.]

I'm sorry if my sentence above sounded rude, I haven't really meant that.

> There's no point in having maintainers if they sign off every patch.
> I've explained why I think this patch is risky; I'm surprised that
> you don't see that risk.

How many fonts with OS/2 version 0 are out there and especially the ones
that are supposed to have symbol charmap and don't? I've run a simple
app that enumerates the fonts under Wine and Windows and I have 0 (zero)
such fonts.

> At the end of the day it's AJ's decision, he's free to commit this
> without my sign-off.

I'm sure that you know that it could happen only if the sender has
e-mail address ending with, statistics of last two
months is pretty clear about that.


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